Recent PhDs

Year of completion

PhD & Supervisors

2018

Trystan Goetze

Conceptual Responsibility

Fricker/Faulkner

Joshua Thomas

Meaningfulness and Mortality

Bennett/Lenman

Francesco Antilici

Can Infants Reason About Beliefs?

Laurence/Botterill

2017

Andreas Bunge

The Nature of Attitudes: Profiles of Situation-Specific Evaluative Response Dispositions

Holroyd/Barlassina/Stafford (Psychology)

Ashley Pennington

The Pragmatics of Linguistic Injustice

Saul/Keefe

Damiano La Manna

The Functional Role of Phenomenal Consciousness

Gregory/Barlassina

Henry Cusworth

The Many Relations Between Language and Thought: Three Case Studies

Laurence/Keefe

Gonzalo Nuñez Erices

Carving the World at its Boundaries. A Metaphysical Study

Olson/Keefe

Siobhan Moriarty

Ontological Categories, Existence Statements, and Metaphysical Modality.

Hale/Leech/Makin

Neil Williams

Realism, Individualism, and Pluralism: The Metaphysics and Ethics of William James

Hookway/Stern

Philippa Read (Leeds University)

'Female Heroism in First World War France: Representations and Lived Experiences.'

Hobbs (Sheffield)/Fell (Leeds)

2016

Maria Kasmirli

'Conversational Implicature: Re-assessing the Gricean Framework'

Saul/Botterill

Adriana Clavel Vazquez

'Engaging with Counter-Moral Fictions: A Contextual Approach'

Gregory/Bennett

Bernardo Pino

'A Defence of the Theoretical Relevance of the Term ‘Concept’'

Laurence/Botterill

Alex Baker-Graham

'Feeling Like Stories: Empathy and Narrative Engagement'

Gregory/Romdenh-Romluc

Philipp Rau

The Author, Not the Tale: Memory, Narrative, and the Self

Botterill/Gregory

Richard Healey

The Power of Consent

Viehoff/Bennett

Stephen Ingram

Robustness in Moral Reality: Norms, Necessity and Robust Realism

Lenman/Fricker

Cristina Roadevin

Blame and Forgiveness

Bennett/Fricker

Katharine Jenkins

Ontic Injustice

Saul/Fricker

Armin Khameh

The Morality of Toleration

Viehoff/Stern

2015

Joe Saunders

Reason, Freedom and Morality: An Interpretation and Defence of Kant's Groundwork III

Stern/Bennett

Charlotte Alderwick

Freedom and Powers in Schelling's Metaphysics

Stern/Olson

Pete Caven

Moral Disagreement: A Psychological Account and the Political Implications

Shemmer/Botterill

Simon Kittle

Free will and the ability to do otherwise

Olson/Leech

Elianna Fetterolf

Remorse: A Prospective Genealogy

Fricker/Bennett

Paniel Reyes Cardenas

The Place of Scholastic Realism in Peirce's Pragmatic Philosophy

Hookway/Makin

2014

Stephen Wright

The nature of testimonial justification

Faulkner/Fricker

Carl Fox

Party to the Hypothetical Contract: Obligation, Legitimacy, and Autonomy

Lenman/Viehoff

Jonathan Parry

Authority and Harm in War

Viehoff/Lenman

Frank Arthurs

Free Will, Determinism, and Moral Responsibility

Shemmer/Olson

Jack Wadham

Representation Rectified

Hopkins/Gregory

Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko

On Collective Action: Underpinning the Plural Subject with a Model of Planning Agency

Faulkner/Keefe

Natasha McKeever

Romantic Love and Monogamy: A Philosophical Exploration

Bennett/Saul

Jan Kandiyali

Karl Marx's Individualistic Conception of the Good Life

Bennett/Stern

Ivar Hannikainnen

Evaluative Focus: A Dual-Process View of Moral Judgment

Laurence/Lenman

2013

Bernardo Aguilera

Mindedness: On the Minimal Conditions for Possessing a Mind

Laurence/Gregory

Jessica Begon

Policy Without Paternalism: A Capability Approach to Legitimate State Action

Viehoff/Bennett

Inga Vermeulen

Words Matter: A Pragmatist View on the Study of Words in First-order Philosophy

Laurence/Keefe

Joshua Forstenzer

John Dewey's Experimentalism and the Problem of Method in Political Philosophy

Stern/Hookway

Paul Giladi

Hegel's Critique and Development of Kant

Stern/Hookway

Josh Fedorko

Kant and Hegel on Things in Themselves

Stern/Hookway

Jonathan Payne

Expansionist Abstraction

Hale/Keefe

Angela Pepper

Feminism and Global Justice

Saul/G. Brown (Politics)

Naoki Usui

Innateness and the Mind

Laurence/Faulkner

Lindsey Porter

The Moral Status of Babies and our Obligations to Them

Bennett/Laurence

2012

Kathy Puddifoot

Psychology and the Goals of Epistemology

Laurence/Hookway

Peter Oxtoby

Dualist Intuitions and Phenomenal Consciousness

Olson/Hopkins

2011

David Ekstrand

Reciprocity and the State: A Liberal Theory of Legitimacy

Lenman/Sleat/Shemmer

Laura Beeby

Communicative Injustice

Saul/Hookway

Matt Jones

Semantic Scepticism: Normativity and Naturalism

Hale/Hookway

Tatjana von Solodkoff

Grounding Fiction

Olson/Gregory

Graeme Forbes

The Times They Are A-Changin': Rehabilitating the Growing Block Theory of Time

Makin/Olson

Victor Cantero Flores

The Source of Broadly Logical Necessity

Hale/Gregory

Robin Scaife

Agency and Freedom of the Will: the Challenge from Psychology

Botterill/Laurence

Heather Arnold

Taking the Abolition of the Family Seriously

Saul/Lenman

Jessica Leech

The Varieties of Modality: Kantian Prospects for a Relativist Account

Hale (Sheffield)/Correia (Geneva)

Daniel Herbert

Kant, Pierce and the Transcendental Deduction

Stern/Hookway

Suilin Lavelle

Understanding Folk Psychology, Theory, Understanding and Explanation in Social Cognition

Botterill/Hopkins

Tom O'Shea

Autonomy ande the Foundations of Normativity

Stern/Hookway

Katie Harrington

Responding to the Scandal of Scepticism: Kant's Fourth Paralogism and the Refutation of Idealism

Stern/Hopkins

2010

Julien Murzi

Intuitionism and logical revisionism

Hale / Gregory

Megan Kime

Theories of global justice: relational and non-relational approaches

Bennett / Stern

Sean Cordell

Virtue ethics in the contemporary social and political realm

Bennett / Stern

2009

Jonathan Smith

Atheism and moral scepticism

Lenman / Shemmer

Giles Banning-Lover

Davidson and scepticism

Hookway / Hopkins

Cristina Carestiato

A transcendental argument from externalism

Stern / Hopkins

2008

Andrew Thomas

Truth-making and Deflationism

Keefe / Hale

Leonardo Ribeiro

Desires, Agency and Self-Determination

Botterill / Owens

Jose E Gonzalez Varela

Quinean scepticism about de re modalizing and non-cognitivism

Hale / Makin

Davide Rizza

Applicability, Idealization, and Mathematization

Hale / Keefe

Jules Holroyd

Autonomy

Saul / Lenman

Paul Sludds

Hedonism, Wellbeing and Death

Lenman / Shemmer

2007

Suzanne Lock

Content, Causation and Relational Properties

Laurence / Botterill

Stellios Tavoularis

Hegel, Plotinus and Jacobi: Idealism and Two Varieties of Mysticism

Stern / Makin

Lina Papadaki

Sexual Objectification: from Kant to Contemporary Feminism

Saul / Wenar

Joe Morrison

The Evidence of Holism

Faulkner / Hookway

Andre Abath

Challenging Conceptualism About Perceptual Experience

Laurence / Hopkins

Andrew Howat

Pragmatism and Response Dependence

Hookway / Hopkins

Anna Wilkinson

Issues in Ethical Naturalism: Motivation, Explanation and Semantics

Bennett / Lenman

Esa Diaz-Leon

Consciousness, Conceivability and Concepts

Laurence / Keefe

Richard Woodward

The Case of the Moral Fictionalist

Divers / Gregory

2006

Kathryn Wilkinson

Hegel, The Sacrifice of Personality and Marriage

Stern / Hookway

Naomi Rosenberg

Moore's Paradox and the Conditions of Honest Assertion

Keefe / Bell

Simon Fitzpatrick

Simplicity, Science and Mind

Laurence / Faulkner